23 year old Dalit man dies after being assaulted by ‘upper caste’ men for sitting on chair, eating at wedding reception

A Dalit man died on Sunday, after he was allegedly beaten up by a group of men from an upper-caste community in Tehri district of Uttarakhand, PTI reported.

The 23-year-old was assaulted on April 26, purportedly for sitting on a chair and eating in front of the upper-caste group at a wedding reception.

Jitendra Das succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at a Dehradun hospital.

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